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Peak Participation at this Year’s ‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running’ Races

Everyone from Olympic gold medalists and professional runners to amateurs and sports buffs from across the globe took to the hills of northern Greece, to participate in one of the country’s largest mountain running events, The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015, on July 24-26.

In Memory of Spyros Ginis

Spyros Ginis, owner and founder of Ginis Vacances, passed away on Sunday, June 28.

SkyTeam Celebrates 10 Years Of Valuable Growth

Members of global airline alliance SkyTeam last month welcomed travel agents and tourism professionals at the Athens Hilton Galaxy rooftop bar for the alliance’s 10th anniversary party.

Greek Tourism Up Against “Cold” Winter

Foreign arrivals at Greek airports fell nine percent year-on-year in August while the number of foreign visitors in Greece dropped 8.5 percent in the first eight months of the year, the Research Institute for Tourism and Forecasts (ITEP) recently said. The institute sees airport...

HATTA Elects A New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently held its annual general assembly and voted for its new board of directors. The general assembly was attended by a plethora of members from the travel sector, tourism industry dignitaries, travel...

New Board of Directors for POET

The Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (POET) recently elected its new board of Directors, of which Tsampikos Moschatos—member of the Association of Rodos Travel Agents (ARTA)—is the new president, Alekos Gasparatos (president of the Union of Greek Tourist Coaches),...

Olympic’s Fares Increase By As Much As 54%

Recent increases in the price of petrol pushed the world's airlines into 10-15% increases in winter fares, but Olympic Airways seems to have gotten carried away and increased at least one of its winter fares - first-class one-way Athens-New York - by 54%.

Spyros Ginis

Through GTP, with the valuable data and information it contributes to help us in our work, I wish to salute the 16th Philoxenia. I would also like to stress to every responsible party that there is no greater disappointment for the pioneers of Greek tourism - the travel agents -...

Record Attendance At Travel Agent General Assembly

Never in its 70 years of history did the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourism Agents (HATTA) see so many members attend a general assembly as it did last month. Reasons for the strong interest varied.